Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Louis Max Lavallee

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Louis Max Lavallee

July 23, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

J/18759

Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

161 (R.A.F.) Squadron

Additional Information


Son of F. O. Lavallée and of Leonie Lavallée (nee Duvernois), of Vancouver, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 180 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CHOLOY WAR CEMETERY
Meurthe-et-Moselle, France

Grave Reference:

3. F. 15.

Location:

Choloy is a village and commune in the Department of the Meurthe-et-Moselle, 28 kilometres west of Nancy and some 5 kilometres west of Toul, a town on the N4 road from Paris to Nancy. The village is south of the River Moselle on the minor road (D11B) from Toul to the neighbouring village of Foug. The CHOLOY WAR CEMETERY is 3 kilometres west of Toul on the north side of the D11B road. The Choloy War Cemetery is the last resting place of casualties from the First and Second World Wars and is managed by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. It is also the final resting place for many Royal Canadian Air Force members and their families who died while serving in Europe as part of 1 Air Division between 1953 and 1967 and other Service Members serving with NATO in Germany following Canada's departure from France.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Louis Max Lavallee is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Louis Max Lavallee is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Gravemarker of Louis Max Lavallée
  • Lavallée family at the gravemarker
  • The Lavallée family
  • St. Sauvier Memorial
  • Gravemarker of Louis Max Lavallée (photo 2)
  • Memorial Inscription
  • Photo of Louis Max Lavallee– Louis on leave during the war in London, England.
  • Halifax Bomber Crew– Part of Halifax Bomber crew. Louis is second from the right in the front row (sitting).
  • Photo 2 of Halifax Bomber crew– Halifax bomber crew.  Louis is standing on the far right.
  • Cemetery– Choloy Cemetery, in France. (Photograph from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission)

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